After wrapping up the season, Sun Peaks Freestyle Club (SPFC) has some recent success to celebrate. The club not only had athletes rank in national championships, but also brought home 12 medals at the final Timber Tour series event.
Last month, SPFC had five skiers qualify for the Junior National competitions. Park and pipe competitors headed to Calgary for the event, while moguls skiers travelled all the way to Fredericton.
In the national events, Ryder Mckenzie-White landed himself bronze in the M14 division for slopestyle and Charlie Roberts scored ninth overall in M18 single moguls.
On April 8 to 10, the SPFC team also travelled to Whistler for the Timber Tour Championships and final event of the season. Sun Peaks athletes competed in moguls, slopestyle and big air, with several SPFC skiers making it to the podium.
Here are the results from Whistler:
Charlie Roberts: First in dual moguls, second in single moguls in M18
Ryder Mckenzie-White: Third in single moguls in M14
Super Youth Moguls
Zackary Bown: First place in M08
Soneva Lott: First place in F12
Cooper Basko: Third place in M14
Super Youth Slopestyle
Andrew Thompson: Third place in M08
Soneva Lott: Second place in F12
Maguire Ross-Shanko: Second place in M14
Gabrielle Dinn: Second place in F16
Ryder Mckenzie-White: Third place in M14
Super Youth Big Air
Ruairã Burns: First place in M08
Quinn Basko: Third place in F12
“All athletes have performed tremendously this winter,” said Daniel Hoerz, SPFC’s ski director. “All of them have progressed a great amount and achieved everything they set out to do this winter season.”
Hoerz said he’s now in the process of organizing spring trampoline training for SPFC athletes to continue with the momentum of a great season.